East End artists take on the “Fringe”

It is not surprising, considering the high-concentration of creatives in the ‘hood, that the East End is once again well-represented at this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival. Founded in 1989, the offbeat festival celebrates and elevates the “fringes” of the performing arts community, calling it “theatre by the people, for the people.” The 12-day artist-supporting event, […]

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Afrofest is back at Woodbine Park, bringing the sounds, sights, and smells of African music, food and culture to the Beach. From noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 4 and 5, the 27th annual festival will highlight international and local African artists with no admission cost. Vendors will offer clothing, food, and […]

Beachers prepare for varied Fringe performances

The annual Toronto Fringe Festival is nearly upon us, and as usual, a number of Beachers are involved in some of the productions taking place in this unpredictable theatre festival. Solo: A Boy’s Journey by Jerry Brodey and Robert Morgan runs from July 4 to 14 at the Tarragon Extra Space. Beacher Brodey is a youth […]